Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,397
Art & Design Program
Students Enrolled: 60
Graduates per Year: 15
- New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
Tanja Butler – M.A. (Chair)
Jim Zingarelli – M.A.
Bruce Herman – M.F.A.
Tim Ferguson-Sauder – B.A.
Bill Franson – B.A.
Jean Sbarra Jones – M.F.A.
Truitt Seitz – M.F.A.
Deborah Stanton – M.F.A.
Sue Trent – M.F.A.
B.A. in Art
Painting, Design, Drawing/Printmaking, Sculpture, and Art Education
- Gordon offers a strong fine arts basis with an emphasis on traditional artistic skill.
- Art majors can expect to:
- Study observational drawing with a figurative focus.
- Be presented visual and theoretical rage of perspective in art history from ancient to postmodern.
- Choose an area of concentration in art by junior year.
- Senior year is comprised of a course for vocational discernment in the fall and a senior exhibit or internship in the spring.
- The department resides in the Barrington Center for the Arts and the facility includes two modern galleries used to exhibit work of both professional and student artists.
- The department facilities include:
- Three drawing and painting studios.
- Indoor and outdoor sculpture studios.
- Fully-equipped Photography studio.
- Two printmaking studios with etching and lithography presses.
- Computer lab for design.
- Nine senior studios.
- Gordon in Ovieto, Italy program.
- Gordon runs “The Return Design Collaborative,” an innovative, entrepreneurial design firm where students can gain professional experience and learn computer-based design skills through an internship.
- Portfolio required for admission includes a CD submission of your artwork, a home exam, and an essay.